8 August 1978 New Developments In Deformable Surface Devices
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Proceedings Volume 0141, Adaptive Optical Components I; (1978) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956506
Event: 1978 Technical Symposium East, 1978, Washington, D.C., United States
Abstract
For the past several years Itek has been involved with the development of deformable mirrors for active optical systems. Several innovative techniques have been developed to deal with the problems of device-design and resonance damping. Designing a device for a required amount of wavefront correction has been approached by utilizing a computer program, which calculates actuator voltages and error fit values based upon actuator response functions, arrays, etc. Resonant modes present in high bandwidth deformable surface devices have been dampened by energy absorption techniques. Resonance amplitudes have been attenuated by as much as 1/60.
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Jeffrey H. Everson, "New Developments In Deformable Surface Devices", Proc. SPIE 0141, Adaptive Optical Components I, (8 August 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956506; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956506
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